• Princess Kate shares adorable 1983 Christmas snap
  • Kate delights the audience with a throwback photo
  • She looks adorable

Once upon a Christmas in 1983, a one-year-old future princess named Kate Middleton (now 41, Princess of Wales) was all smiles and style, celebrating the festive season. Fast forward to today, and that adorable snapshot has taken the internet by storm, shared on the official Instagram of Kate and her dashing Prince William.

Fans are gushing, and it's easy to see why – the little princess in the making is the spitting image of her youngest son, 5-year-old Prince Louis!

But wait, there's more! This delightful trip down memory lane is just the prelude to the 'Together at Christmas Carol Service,' set to air Christmas Eve on ITV. The Princess is on a heartfelt mission, emphasizing the early years as the building blocks of our future. And she's not just talking the talk – Kensington Palace is walking the walk with the Shaping Us campaign, urging people to share their own childhood memories.

Kate's inspirational message and the family's heartwarming charity efforts

Over the weekend, Kate, the ever-graceful mother of three, shared a video message that tugged at the heartstrings. She spoke of the arrival of babies as a beacon of hope and new beginnings. "The foundations of our future are laid even before we're born," she said, calling for support for the adults in a child's life.

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The royal family, including the little ones, Prince George (10), Princess Charlotte (8), and Prince Louis, made a heartwarming appearance at the taping for the special at Westminster Abbey. They even lent a hand at the Baby Banks charity, with a video showing the young royals in action, packing and folding clothes.

And because it's the season of twinning, the family dazzled in their annual holiday card, decked out in matching denim and white tops.